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Old 04-25-2017, 12:14 PM
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IQ1: Did you direct Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon and Brokeback Mountain?
IQ2: Did you direct MASH (the film) and The Player?
IQ3: In addition to directing Gandhi and A Chorus Line, did you star as John Hammond in the Jurassic Park movies?
1) I am not Ang Lee.
2) I am not Robert Altman.
3) I am not Richard Attenborough.
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Old 04-25-2017, 01:05 PM
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Were you the first colonel of the famed 20th Maine infantry regiment? - Adelbert Ames, who later was a Reconstruction Governor of Mississippi
Did you teach King Mongkut's kids? - Yes, Anna Leonowens
Did you joke about your codename? - Not Al Haig, but Al "Al Gore" Gore (as he mentioned in his 1996 DNC speech)

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British?
Considered a beauty?

IQs:

Did botched surgery ruin your singing voice?
Are you a brunette French actress known for getting naked for roles?
Did you costar in Crossing Delancey?
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Old 04-25-2017, 01:49 PM
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1) Real
2) Female
3) Alive
4) Last name starts with A
5) Known for the Arts
6) Not American
7) Known for the Performing Arts
8) Actress
9) European
10) Born before 1964
11) British
12) Beautiful, but better known for her talents than her beauty
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Old 04-25-2017, 01:50 PM
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Did botched surgery ruin your singing voice?
Yes. I am Julie Andrews!

The hills are alive with "Good job, EH!"

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Old 04-26-2017, 01:10 PM
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Thanks! Our next letter (it's been awhile) is

I
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Old 04-26-2017, 01:17 PM
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1) Do you have a new superhero TV series on Netflix?
2) Did you have a hit with Society's Child?
3) Did you star opposite Patrick Stewart in a stage production of Waitiing for Godot?

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Old 04-26-2017, 02:05 PM
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IQ1: Are you a 45-year correspondent for NBC news, notable for your bowties?
IQ2: Did you have your first hit with "Alexander's Ragtime Band" in 1911?
IQ3: Are you the mascot for Marvel's Not Brand Ecch?
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Old 04-26-2017, 04:11 PM
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IQ1: Were you King Leonardo's brother?
IQ2: Were you the author of "The Endochronic Properties of Resublimated Thiotimoline"?
IQ3: Did you play James Kinchloe?

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Old 04-26-2017, 07:10 PM
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IQ1: Did you found IKEA?
IQ2: Were you a Romanian fascist leader known for your alliance with Hitler's Nazi Germany?
IQ3: Were you a Russian czar who killed his own son?

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Old 04-26-2017, 11:27 PM
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IQs:

1) Do you have a new superhero TV series on Netflix?
2) Did you have a hit with Society's Child?
3) Did you star opposite Patrick Stewart in a stage production of Waitiing for Godot?
Dunno x2; not Sir Ian McKellen.

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IQ1: Are you a 45-year correspondent for NBC news, notable for your bowties?
IQ2: Did you have your first hit with "Alexander's Ragtime Band" in 1911?
IQ3: Are you the mascot for Marvel's Not Brand Ecch?
Dunno, not Irving Berlin, dunno.

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IQ1: Were you King Leonardo's brother?
IQ2: Were you the author of "The Endochronic Properties of Resublimated Thiotimoline"?
IQ3: Did you play James Kinchloe?
Dunno, not Isaac Asimov, and not Ivan Somebodyorother from Hogan's Heroes.

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IQ1: Did you found IKEA?
IQ2: Were you a Romanian fascist leader known for your alliance with Hitler's Nazi Germany?
IQ3: Were you a Russian czar who killed his own son?
Dunno x2; not Ivan the Terrible.
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Old 04-27-2017, 06:45 AM
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1) Do you have a new superhero TV series on Netflix?
2) Did you have a hit with Society's Child?
3) Did you star opposite Patrick Stewart in a stage production of Waitiing for Godot?
Dunno x2; not Sir Ian McKellen.
#1 is Iron Fist.
#2 was Janis Ian.
Correct on Sir Gandalf.

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1) Real?
2) Male?
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Old 04-27-2017, 07:06 AM
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IQ1: Are you a 45-year correspondent for NBC news, notable for your bowties?
IQ2: Did you have your first hit with "Alexander's Ragtime Band" in 1911?
IQ3: Are you the mascot for Marvel's Not Brand Ecch?
Dunno, not Irving Berlin, dunno.
Irving R. Levine, correct, Irving Forbush

Irving x 3!

DQ: First name starts with I?

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Old 04-27-2017, 08:28 AM
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1) Were you a film producer called "The Boy Wonder"?
2) Were you aka Diedrich Knickerbocker?
3) Did you write a bogus autobiography of Howard Hughes?
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Old 04-27-2017, 08:28 AM
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I.

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2. male
3. first name starts with I
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Old 04-27-2017, 09:23 AM
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IQ1: Were you King Leonardo's brother?
IQ2: Were you the author of "The Endochronic Properties of Resublimated Thiotimoline"?
IQ3: Did you play James Kinchloe?
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Dunno, not Isaac Asimov, and not Ivan Somebodyorother from Hogan's Heroes.
Itchy Brother.
Correct.
Correct (Dixon).


DQ: Living?
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Old 04-27-2017, 09:36 AM
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4. dead
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Old 04-27-2017, 09:45 AM
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IQ1: Were you the son of Cedric the Saxon?
IQ2: Did we learn about one day in your life?
IQ3: Did you write the score for Shaft?
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Old 04-27-2017, 10:56 AM
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1) Were you a film producer called "The Boy Wonder"?
2) Were you aka Diedrich Knickerbocker?
3) Did you write a bogus autobiography of Howard Hughes?
[Cough.]
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Old 04-27-2017, 11:04 AM
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IQ1: Are you head honcho of Jethro Tull?
IQ2: Did you portray the Emperor in the Star Wars movies?
IQ3: Were you Bilbo Baggins in the The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films?
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Old 04-27-2017, 10:03 PM
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Dunno x2; not Ivan the Terrible.
Correct on Ivan. #1 was Ingvar Kamprad and #2 was Ion Antonescu.

DQ1: American?
DQ2: Known for the Arts?

IQ1: Were you a Japanese military commander whose plane was shot down by the Americans?
IQ2: Were you a behaviorist psychologist best known for experiments on dogs?
IQ3: Did you design the Louvre Pyramid?

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Old 04-27-2017, 10:10 PM
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IQs:

1) Were you a film producer called "The Boy Wonder"?
2) Were you aka Diedrich Knickerbocker?
3) Did you write a bogus autobiography of Howard Hughes?
Sorry, you ninja'd me by seconds. Dunno x2; not... Irving Wallace?

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IQ1: Were you the son of Cedric the Saxon?
IQ2: Did we learn about one day in your life?
IQ3: Did you write the score for Shaft?
Dunno, not Ivan Denisovich, and not Isaac Hayes.

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IQ1: Are you head honcho of Jethro Tull?
IQ2: Did you portray the Emperor in the Star Wars movies?
IQ3: Were you Bilbo Baggins in the The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films?
Dunno, not Ian McDiarmid (sp?), and not the always-impressive Ian Holm.

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...

IQ1: Were you a Japanese military commander whose plane was shot down by the Americans?
IQ2: Were you a behaviorist psychologist best known for experiments on dogs?
IQ3: Did you design the Louvre Pyramid?
Not Isoroku Yamamoto, Ivan Pavlov or I.M. Pei.

I.

1. real
2. male
3. first name starts with I
4. dead
5. not American
6. not known for the Arts
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Old 04-27-2017, 10:50 PM
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IQ1: Did you invent and pilot the first functioning helicopter in America?
IQ2: Did you believe that practical reason can be a source of morality, by opposition to Hume's passion theory?
IQ3: Were you a Rhodesian statesman who established racial policies against the Black majority?

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Old 04-28-2017, 07:05 AM
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IQ1: Are you head honcho of Jethro Tull?
IQ2: Did you portray the Emperor in the Star Wars movies?
IQ3: Were you Bilbo Baggins in the The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films?
Dunno, not Ian McDiarmid (sp?), and not the always-impressive Ian Holm.
Ian Anderson

Ian x 3!

DQ: European?
DQ: Known for the sciences?
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Old 04-28-2017, 07:26 AM
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IQ1: Were you the son of Cedric the Saxon?
IQ2: Did we learn about one day in your life?
IQ3: Did you write the score for Shaft?
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Dunno, not Ivan Denisovich, and not Isaac Hayes.
Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe.
Correct.
Correct.


One DQ reserved.
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Old 04-28-2017, 08:07 AM
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IQs:

1) Were you a film producer called "The Boy Wonder"?
2) Were you aka Diedrich Knickerbocker?
3) Did you write a bogus autobiography of Howard Hughes?
Sorry, you ninja'd me by seconds. Dunno x2; not... Irving Wallace?
#1 was Irving Thalberg.
#2 was Washington Irving.
#3 was Clifford Irving.

DQ: Died before 1900?

2 DQs reserved.
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Old 04-28-2017, 09:30 AM
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IQ1: During your stand-up routines, did you portray yourself as an absent-minded professor who frequently used double talk and malapropisms?
IQ2: Are you an Israeli-American violinist who usually performs sitting because of polio?
IQ3: Are you a short-tempered mouse who frequently smashes Krazy Kat's head with bricks?
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Old 04-28-2017, 09:38 AM
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IQ1: Did you invent and pilot the first functioning helicopter in America?
IQ2: Did you believe that practical reason can be a source of morality, by opposition to Hume's passion theory?
IQ3: Were you a Rhodesian statesman who established racial policies against the Black majority?
Not Igor Sikorsky, dunno, and not Ian Smith.

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IQ1: During your stand-up routines, did you portray yourself as an absent-minded professor who frequently used double talk and malapropisms?
IQ2: Are you an Israeli-American violinist who usually performs sitting because of polio?
IQ3: Are you a short-tempered mouse who frequently smashes Krazy Kat's head with bricks?
Now Prof. Irwin, I should know the second but I'm blanking, and not Ignatz.

I.

1. real
2. male
3. first name starts with I
4. dead
5. not American
6. not known for the Arts
7. European
8. not known for the sciences, as such
9. died before 1900
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Old 04-28-2017, 09:46 AM
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1) Known for politics/military?
2) Died before 1800?
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Old 04-28-2017, 09:50 AM
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1) Were you an ancient Greet orator and rhetorician?
2) Were you a Ukranian-American violinist and conductor?
3) Did you appear opposite Sid Caesar on Your Show of Shows?
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Old 04-28-2017, 04:15 PM
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DQ: Native speaker of a Germanic language?
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Old 04-28-2017, 04:31 PM
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IQ1: Were you the author of a 17th-century work on fishing?
IQ2: Were you a Spaniard who invented a submarine?
IQ3: Were you the founder of the Society of Jesus?
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Old 04-28-2017, 06:08 PM
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Not Igor Sikorsky, dunno, and not Ian Smith.
Correct x2, second one was Immanuel Kant.

DQ reserved

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Old 04-28-2017, 06:24 PM
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IQ1: Were you a prolific engineer during the British Industrial Revolution who is responsible for engineering the Great Western Railway?
IQ2: Are you believed to be the first permanent settler in Iceland?
IQ3: Were you Djoser's vizier?
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Old 04-28-2017, 06:50 PM
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IQ1: During your stand-up routines, did you portray yourself as an absent-minded professor who frequently used double talk and malapropisms?
IQ2: Are you an Israeli-American violinist who usually performs sitting because of polio?
IQ3: Are you a short-tempered mouse who frequently smashes Krazy Kat's head with bricks?

Now Prof. Irwin, I should know the second but I'm blanking, and not Ignatz.
Itzhak Perlman

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Old 04-28-2017, 09:03 PM
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IQ1: Were you a prolific engineer during the British Industrial Revolution who is responsible for engineering the Great Western Railway?...
Damn, you're good! Yes, I am

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Quite a guy; he came in second in a 2002 BBC poll of Greatest Britons: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isambard_Kingdom_Brunel

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Old 04-29-2017, 07:33 AM
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I never heard of him, but that's the most awesome name ever.
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Old 04-29-2017, 11:00 AM
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Wow! Great job, guy! I don't know Brunel.
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Old 04-29-2017, 11:45 AM
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Old 05-01-2017, 05:51 AM
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